Tag: Prithvi Shaw


‘Parents overawed with success of IPL’: Former India captain urges young players to target playing Test cricket | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former India captain and chief selector Dilip Vengsarkar emphasized the importance of aspiring youngsters setting their sights on playing and excelling in Test cricket. According to him, achieving success in the traditional format brings genuine honour to players.Vengsarkar pointed out that in today's times, parents might be tempted by the fame and financial rewards associated with success in T20 leagues.However, he stressed that the primary focus of young players should remain on excelling in red-ball cricket. Mastering this format not only brings true recognition but also lays a solid foundation for success in other formats of the game."Parents are overawed with the success of IPL, its teams and players," Vengsarkar said in Mumbai at an event to launch cricket coach Jwala S...

‘Focus on cricket, not parties’: Wasim Akram issues warning to… | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prithvi Shaw had emerged as a future star but his inconsistency with the bat and off the field issues jolted the young batter's career. He now found himself at the centre of criticism for his inconsistent performance in the IPL 2024 season for Delhi Capitals.Despite high expectations, his batting failed to consistently contribute to his team's success.Shaw's fluctuating scores raised questions about his form and focus. The opener showed flashes of brilliance with a few cameos but struggled to maintain form throughout the tournament.In 8 matches, he has made 198 runs at a strike rate of 163.63.Legendary Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram commented on Prithvi Shaw's struggles in the current IPL season. Akram acknowledged Shaw's talent but offered advice to the Indian youngster to...